Lori L. Cherup, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Advanced Skin Care

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Vectra 3D imaging system

The Vectra 3D breast  imaging system, developed by Canfield Imaging , has transformed my breast implant and augmentation consultations. The Vectra 3D imaging system is located in my Pittsburgh offices, which are part of the Radiance Surgical Center. The first step in the breast implant augmentation consultation is always a conversation with the patient about her… Continue Reading →


Exercising After Breast Augmentation by Dr. Cherup

I was the worst after my first breast augmentation. I really wanted to get back to exercising. These are instructions on how much exercising you can do after your breast augmentation. Maybe that is why I got such BAD capsular contracture after the first round, and NONE after the second. In general, any good surgeon… Continue Reading →


The Doctor is Sick but her Patients will not Suffer

A lot of people have asked me why I haven’t been able to blog about anything lately. That is because my personal problems far outweighed my patient-generated ones. My father was a family physician and my original inspiration for going into medicine. He developed dementia over the past 3 years and his slow decline necessitated… Continue Reading →


Protect the patient and the plastic surgeon

I have had to institute a number of actions to protect the interest of the patient and the plastic surgeon’s (my own). First, we like to make it hard to schedule surgery flippantly, and hard to cancel. This attitude reflects my desire to protect the patient, and to also protect the plastic surgeon. I really… Continue Reading →


Labiaplasty by Dr. Cherup: Part I

Labiaplasty is a plastic surgery procedure for altering the labia minora (inner labia) and the labia majora (outer labia), which are the folds of skin surrounding the human vulva.  Labiaplasty is performed by me, Dr. Lori Cherup, on a regular basis at our Radiance Surgical Center, located in Pittsburgh, PA. Patients present to a plastic surgeon who offers labiaplasty surgery because they often feel that… Continue Reading →


Labiaplasty Surgery by Dr. Cherup: Part II

What is Labiaplasty Surgery? In general, labiaplasty surgery involves the female perineum, which includes the vulva (labia majora and minora, and clitoris), perineal body (muscle between the vagina and anus), the vagina, and the anus. This anatomy  should look “normal” to a woman. Enlargement or stretching of any of these tissues can lead to sexual… Continue Reading →


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Testimonial 1"I have had both tummy tuck and a back lift surgeries at Radiance. The outomces far surpassed even the most imaginative dreams. I couldn't be more thrilled!...

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